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Old 02-13-2007, 11:34 AM   #11
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And yes, wrapping the header does help. If you have an ORP, it does very well on that too. Keeps the heat going out the back and off the oil pan.
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:52 AM   #12
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Great write up! I Like! did you get the DEI products online or locally?
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:58 AM   #13
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Only thing I worry about is overheating the header. I like the idea of having the inside and outside of the header coated with some sort of insulation like the jet hot coat. I have the wrap still laying around in my house. When it gets warmer I am probably going to put it on.


BTW has anyone else noticed a VERY RAPID degradation/rusting of your dip stick sheeth? The heat from this tubular header really screws it over.
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Old 02-13-2007, 03:36 PM   #14
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another thing is the silicone spray. it is a flake-like paint. and it seems that the "flakes" never cure. mine is beginning to burn completely off. that is another reason i am going with DEI's black wrap come spring.
also, and i dont know if anyone else had this problem. but the ties they suggest you use, are crap. i just went out and bought stainless hose clamps and they work great!
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Old 02-13-2007, 04:45 PM   #15
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Do you have to paint the wrap?
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Old 02-13-2007, 05:04 PM   #16
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I didn't know about the water trick.....

it cured the same color as the paint.......it looks exactly the same after it cures...

I bought everything at Advance Auto Parts

...and those ties are a bitch, but I got them to hold....
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Well it does look good though, wet or not wet.!
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I think it looks BADASS.....shows off what the shield hid from view.....one nice looking header....
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Yup, this is next on my list of mods. Black wrap the header and my ORP. Has anyone had the cosworth header jet hot coated? I am also thinking about doing that. I'll probably wrap it though. Looks great man and that's a a great looking engine bay. Clean
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